Under the Southern Cross I Stand
Under The Southern Cross I Stand is the victory song of the Australian cricket team. It is typically sung by the players in the style of a raucous chant after every victory and "treated with reverenti...
The Duckworth Lewis Method
The Duckworth Lewis Method are an Irish pop group formed by Neil Hannon of The Divine Comedy and Thomas Walsh of Pugwash. The Duckworth Lewis Method is also the title of the group's first album, which...
Sledging (cricket)
Sledging is a term used in cricket to describe the practice whereby some players seek to gain an advantage by insulting or verbally intimidating the opposing player. The purpose is to try to weaken th...
Capital Kids' Cricket
Capital Kids' Cricket (CKC) is an initiative and a charity based in London, to promote the playing of cricket in state schools in the capital of the United Kingdom.
In Britain, but especially Lond...
Long Room
The Long Room is a notable, historic room at Lord's cricket ground, in St John's Wood, London."The most evocative four walls in world cricket", the Long Room is situated in the Pavilion.
Players w...
Benefit season
A benefit season is a method of financially rewarding professional cricketers that is used by English county cricket teams to compensate long serving players. The system originated in the 19th century...
World's biggest cricket bat
The world's biggest cricket bat is a title that has been sought by the constructors of at least four bats. These bats were both built to commemorate the games of the Cricket World Cup for the year the...
Fire in Babylon
Fire in Babylon is a 2010 British documentary film about the record-breaking West Indies cricket team of the 1970s and 1980s. Featuring stock footage and interviews with several former players and of...
Three Hundred Words
"Three Hundred Words" is a poem that showcases a number of Roy Harper's literary techniques and characteristics.According to Harper's spoken introduction on his 1992 Live album, Born in Captivity II, ...
Primary Club
The Primary Club is a charity based in Essex, England which raises money to provide sports and recreational facilities for the visually impaired. It was started in 1955 at Beckenham Cricket Club in Ke...
Old Stagers
The Old Stagers (OS) is an amateur theatre group, founded in 1842 by Hon. Frederick Ponsonby (later Earl of Bessborough) to perform during Kent's annual Canterbury Cricket Week. Originally the Canterb...
Shane Warne: The Musical
Shane Warne: The Musical is a musical comedy based on the life of Australian cricketer Shane Warne. First performed at the Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne on 10 December 2008, the musical was written b...
Peter, the Lord's cat
Peter, the Lord's cat (1950 – 5 November 1964), also known as The Marylebone mog, was a cat who lived at Lord's Cricket Ground in London from 1952 to 1964. He is the only animal to be given an o...
Six & Out
6 (six/ˈsɪks/) is the natural number following 5 and preceding 7.The SI prefix for 1000 is exa (E), and for its reciprocal atto- (a).
6 is the smallest positive integer which is neither a square ...
Paul Burnham
Paul Lawrence "Leafy" Burnham is a cricket supporter from Twickenham, London, England. He is one of the founding members of the Barmy Army of supporters of the England cricket team.
Burnham was ed...
Cricket (musical)
Cricket, also called Cricket (Hearts and Wickets), is a short musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. It was commissioned for Queen Elizabeth's 60th birthday celebration, and was first pe...
Vic Flowers
Victor "Vic" Flowers is a cricket supporter from Oldham, England and is often referred to as the unofficial leader of the Barmy Army. He is also known as Jimmy due to bearing a resemblance to Jimmy Sa...
Chacha Cricket
Chaudhry Abdul Jalil (Urdu: چوہدری عبدالجلیل‎), famously known as Chacha Cricket (Uncle Cricket), (Urdu: چاچا کرکٹ‎) is a famous Pakistani cricket mascot. He was born in Daska, Pun...
Lord's Taverners
The Lord’s Taverners (registered charity no. 306054) is the official charity for recreational cricket and the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity. Its objective is to 'give young ...
Cricket in fiction
The sport of cricket has long held a special place in Anglophone culture, and a specialised niche in English literature. Cricket is the official summer sport in England, and it is widely known as the ...
The cricketers
The cricketers is a 1948 painting by the Australian artist Russell Drysdale. The painting depicts three boys set among the buildings in an empty town; two playing cricket and the other watching them. ...
Cricket in film and television
Cricket, though one of the most popular sports in the world, has not seen the popularity that other sports have seen in the film and television industry. There are very few cricket themed movies and m...
Canterbury Cricket Week
Canterbury Cricket Week was founded in 1842. It is the oldest cricket festival week in England and involves a series of consecutive Kent County Cricket Club home matches, usually held in the first wee...
Cricket poetry
The game of cricket has inspired much poetry, most of which romanticises the sport and its culture.
Francis Thompson wrote the following poem, At Lord's: It is little I repair to the matches of t...
Beige Brigade
The Beige Brigade is a group of colourful and passionate New Zealand sport fans who identify themselves by wearing beige colours. A version of this uniform was worn by the New Zealand limited overs cr...
Barmy Army
The Barmy Army is a semi-organised group of English cricket fans which arranges touring parties for some of its members to follow the English cricket team on overseas tours. The name is also applied t...
List of nicknames used in cricket
Cricket has a rich tradition of using nicknames. This is a List of nicknames used in international cricket.
Out of all of these South African Nickname the Proteas is the most used and others are u...
Mascot derby
This is a race run every year on the same day as t-20 final in England. The 18 counties pick there mascot for this.In the year 2013 the winner was Sussex shark. There was also a run by the presenter o...